The Citizen Potawatomi Indian Child Welfare Department has one of the toughest challenges in Indian Country, providing services and interventions on behalf of some of the Tribe’s most in-need citizens. The department’s […]
While Citizen Potawatomi cultural traditions center on reverence for one’s ancestors and elders, the issue of elder abuse is present at the Tribal level. If a Tribal adult is unable to make decisions concerning their health and welfare, CPN Adult Protective Services seeks out family members to serve as a guardian.
Serving CPN members and children across the nation remains a key component of CPN’s ICW department, and Director Ashlee May and her team strive to keep up-to-date on potential assistance wherever CPN members reside.